| Help Keep Pickens County Clean by Adopting A Road (4/23/2012) |
The Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program helps keep Pickens County Clean by individuals or groups adopting a State Highway, a spot anywhere or a County Road. The adoptees are required to designate four days each year for improving their assigned adopted site. Signs are erected at each locat... more
| Plant Vendor’s Reign at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/23/2012) |
Much of Pickens County woke up to heavy rains Saturday morning, causing some of the vendors to stay home. But, others, who had baked or picked or other wise prepared on Friday came. And the plant vendors came. They even like the rain. It’s a day they don’t have to water. So if you are ever wond... more
| Tater Patch Players to present The Foreigner (4/23/2012) |
Rehearsals are underway for the Tater Patch Players’ production of The Foreigner. The play is a comedy that is set in a rural South Georgia sports lodge. The show opens when Froggy, a British man brings his friend, Charlie to stay in the lodge while he attends to business in Atlanta. Charlie has... more
| Where in the World is Wildwood Christian Academy? (4/23/2012) |
“Where is Wildwood Christian Academy?” was a popular question asked at the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals held April 14th at Columbus State University. Once again, that little school in the north Georgia mountains has earned top honors, and both of Wildwood’s Odyssey of the Mind teams have advanc... more
| SPRING TIME MEANS BEAR SIGHTING TIME (4/20/2012) |
Seeing a black bear in Georgia, even in metro Atlanta, is not unusual, especially during spring. That’s because during spring and summer, young male bears that are “on their own” for the first time sometimes venture into suburbs and even urban areas.
Adult males typically force these young males... more
| GDOL helps movie production companies with young actors (4/19/2012) |
Georgia’s child-labor laws help to prevent exploitation of children in any business doing work in this state. The growing film industry presence in Georgia is no exception.
“The movie industry is growing here in Georgia, which is great for our economy,” said Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butle... more
| March for Babies on April 21st in Ellijay (4/19/2012) |
Bring a box of tissue for Hugs from Hunter
The March of Dimes "March for Babies" fundraiser supports research and programs to help prevent or treat premature birth, birth defects and other threats to babies health.
The 2012 event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 starting at the Ellijay Elementary School. Registration begins at 9:... more
| Men’s basketball players Hopkins, Pierce sign LOI with Point University (4/19/2012) |
Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball players Brannon Hopkins and Devonn Pierce signed with Point University on Tuesday, April 17 at CTC’s Marietta campus. Hopkins, a part-time starter on this season’s Golden Eagles squad, and Pierce, a redshirt during the 2011-12 season, will join Point’s program thi... more
| Pickens County Tea Party To Hold Town Hall Meeting for 9th and 14th District Candidates (4/18/2012) |
April 24th at 6:30 p.m.
The field is crowded in the new Ninth Congressional District. First there were four—now there are five candidates vying to fill the new 9th District Congressional seat, which includes the Eastern portion of Pickens County. Today we will introduce Clifton McDuffie, from Hall County and Hunter Bick... more
| GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE ACTITIVITES ON STATE ROUTE 108 IN CHEROKEE COUNTY (4/17/2012)|
Tuesday, April 17 through Friday, April 20, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Georgia DOT maintenance crews are scheduled to continue shoulder maintenance activities to remove debris and vegetation from the roadway’s clear zone on State Route 108 in Cherokee County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting from April 17 through... more
| Jerry “Jabo” Patterson Announces Candidacy For Post 2 East District Commissioner (4/17/2012) |
My name is Jerry “Jabo” Patterson and I would like to announce my candidacy for the Post 2 East District Commissioner position. I am married to Joy Pearson Patterson and we are lifelong residents of Pickens County. We have been married 42 years and have one son and daughter-in-law, Drew and Jennif... more
| YOUNG WRITERS’ HONORED (4/17/2012) |
The Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards presentation (video)
The Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards presentation was held at the Pickens County Library on Tuesday, April 9, 2012. In addition to the recipients, the audience included parents, grandparents, teachers, friends, writers and local media. Pickens County Progress columnist, A... more
| Administrative Professionals Week being celebrated locally (4/16/2012)|
Professionals Week® April 22-28, 2012 with Wednesday, April 25 being Administrative Professionals Day®
Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Administrative Professionals Week® April 22-28, 2012 with Wednesday, April 25 being Administrative Professionals Day®. The 2012 theme by IAAP for Administrative Profession... more
| Another Win for Pickens 4-H! (4/16/2012) |
Clarcy Kirby, Pickens County 4-H
Poultry Judging! Sound interesting? Well several students from Pickens County certainly thought so! They committed weeks of training to prepare for tough competition, and then the Pickens County 4-H Poultry Judging team traveled to Crawford, Georgia to face other poultry experts and claim another... more
| Are you ready? We are! (4/16/2012) |
Jasper ArtFest is ready to cover Main Street Jasper on April 21-22
Jasper ArtFest is ready to cover Main Street, Jasper, GA. The event will be held this weekend, April 21-22. If you attended last year, you can testify that the event attracted many. It was estimated that 5,000 to 7,000 art lovers perused the fine arts, listened to great music, and enjoyed a cornuc... more
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